Nov 6, 2012 Whoever it is, the next president could benefit from an improving economy. Housing prices are rising again and unemployment is expected to fall.
Nov 6, 2012 Whichever candidate wins, investors and analysts are hoping the next president will be able to avoid the fiscal cliff. But how will markets react if there is no clear winner?
Nov 5, 2012 Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty talks about his new role as CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable, and his plans for the fiscal cliff and financial regulation.
Nov 5, 2012 The election won't instantly resolve all economic uncertainty, but companies and investors will finally know whose vision will set the economic agenda.
Oct 30, 2012 We ran the numbers on poverty in the U.S. -- from the number of Americans on food stamps to the unemployment rate for African-Americans. Take our 10-question quiz to see how much you know.
Oct 25, 2012 With the fiscal cliff looming, an all-star group of CEOs wants both parties to get serious about the deficit. The fix they're calling for will be tough for both parties to swallow.
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Oct 25, 2012 VP candidate says businesses can grow jobs and private donations can displace the safety net.
Oct 24, 2012 The prospect of automatic tax increases and budget cuts creates uncertainty, holding back investment and hiring. Companies also are preparing to make their case to Congress for how to avoid the fiscal cliff entirely.
Oct 25, 2012 Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.